50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
In 2015 a £1 Gold Proof Coin was issued in tribute to the 50th anniversary of the death of the country’s war-time leader, Sir Winston Churchill, who first served as Prime Minister of Great Britain during the war years from 1940 until the post-war election in 1945.
With his death in January 1965 at the age of 90, Queen Elizabeth II granted him the honour of a state funeral, which saw one of the largest assemblies of world statesmen in history.
Metal – 22 Carat Gold
Year of Issue – 2015
Country of Issue – Tristan da Cunha
Diameter – 22.00mm
Weight – 8g
Finish – Proof
Obverse – Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse – Churchill Portrait
This beautiful coin is encapsulated and presented in the original black presentation case, accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Mintage of this solid 22-carat gold coin has been limited to just 995 coins worldwide.